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Fred Riley

July 10, 2019

Burial Date: July 15, 2019

Alexandria Funeral Home 325 Washington Street Alexandria, KY 41001 July 15, 1 p.m.

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Fred Riley, 95 yrs old of Highland Heights KY passed away peacefully on July 10, 2019 at St Elizabeth Edgewood KY with his family by his side. He leaves behind his wife of 67 years, Dorothy (Turner) Riley; son, Timothy R Riley; brother in law, Marshall D Turner; 5 grandchildren: Stephanie L Riley, Jesse Guthier, TJ Riley, Adam Riley and Ott Riley; and his 9 great-grandchildren. Fred served as a Private First Class in the United States Army during World War II under General Patton. He earned a good conduct medal, 5 bronze stars, a victory medal and a distinguish unit badge for his service. After his service he and his wife Dorothy resided in NKY to raise their family. Fred worked as a machinist at General Electric in Evendale where he retired after 23 Years. Fred was a wonderful grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and did the best to teach and guide them. He also enjoyed working on cars and “tinkering” in his garage. Fred was strong patriarch of his family, a good friend to all, and a man who would give the shirt off his back. Fred was an amazing man who gave an unconditional love that will be missed dearly by many! Visitation will be held at Alexandria Funeral Home on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 11am until time of Funeral Service at 1pm. Burial will follow at St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft Thomas KY.